Long Live the Paper Book: A Motto of Digital Humanities

One of the first lessons I learned while attending DHSI 2016 was that the paper-format book, more than likely, will not die because of the proliferation of digital technologies and the culture surrounding it. Nor should books die. This seemingly counterintuitive statement comes from the course I took during DHSI 2016 called “Understanding the PreDigital…Continue reading.

Uncovering Signals at DHSI 2016

One of the first things that Maciej Eder explained in Stylometry with R: Computer-Assisted Analysis of Literary Texts is that stylometry is all about extracting signals from texts. As I progressed through the course during the second week of the 2016 Digital Humanities Summer Institute, I realized that Maciej had taken me from knowing nothing about…Continue reading.

Please Ask, Do Tell! at DH2016

If you’re attending the DH2016 conference in Krakow and you’re looking for professional advice, job opportunities or just want to say hi to some friendly people, keep an eye out for ‘ask’ and ‘tell’ stickers. You can also add ask or tell stickers to your conference badge to help start conversations – pick up your…Continue reading.

ACH AGM at Digital Humanities 2016

Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH) is a major professional society for the digital humanities. You are invited to join us this year for our General Meeting at the DH2016 conference. This year the meeting will take place Thursday, July 14, during the conference lunch break, 1-2:30pm in Exhibition Room 1, Audimax, Jagiellonian University,…Continue reading.

ACH’s Newcomers’ Dinner at the 2016 DH Conference

Is this your first or second time at the Digital Humanities conference? Are you new to the DH community? Join a small group of newbies and DH old-timers at a local Kraków restaurant and make scholarly connections and new friendships. It’s not only for members of the ACH! The dinners will happen the evening of Wednesday,…Continue reading.

2015 Election Results Announced

We are pleased to announce the results of the 2015 ACH election in which a new president, a vice-president/president elect, and three new executive council members were elected. Jen Guiliano was elected to serve as the ACH president for the 2016-2018 term; Matt Gold was elected to serve as the Vice President/President-Elect, for two consecutive…Continue reading.

Newsletter, December 2015

  Preamble Dear friends and colleagues, You are receiving this newsletter because you are a current member of the Association for Computing and the Humanities (ACH). The ACH is one of the proud constituent organizations of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO). The ACH seeks to cultivate a vibrant professional community through support of…Continue reading.

Elections 2015: Candidate Statements

ACH members are entitled to vote in this year’s ACH’s election, in which a President, a Vice-President/President-elect, and three Executive Council members will be elected. The terms for all of these positions will begin at the close of the 2016 annual summer Executive Council meeting. Per the recently amended ACH Constitution, the Vice President serves…Continue reading.

No You Are Not Crazy: What I learned from Presenting a Paper at the Joint ACH and CSDH/SCHN Conference 2015

Presenting my Paper “Towards a Quantum Digital Humanities” at a Digital Humanities conference was a wonderful opportunity to simultaneously share my views of where I believe the future of where Digital Humanities is headed and to connect with the larger community of scholars. In the newcomer’s lunch, I was able to make some meaningful connections…Continue reading.

ACH 2015 Elections: Call for Nominations

Due date: Friday October 23, 2015 The Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH) invites nominations for the 2015 elections, in which our members will elect: Three Executive Council members for four­-year terms (2016-2020); A new President for a two-year term (2016-2018); And, per our constitutional change last year, a Vice President/President-Elect, for two consecutive…Continue reading.